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noun. ['ˈkʌmpəs'] navigational instrument for finding directions.
- navigational instrument
- stand still
Rhymes with Compass
How do you pronounce compass?
Pronounce compass as ˈkəmpəs.
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Sentences with compass
1. Noun, singular or mass
Before you set out on a hike, grab a map and a compass.
Quotes about compass
1. Set your compass to beauty, humor, and grief; stay the course no matter what, and I'll support you with everything I've got.
- Chris Jordan
2. I was always an unusual girl.My mother told me I had a chameleon soul, no moral compass pointing due north, no fixed personality; just an inner indecisiveness that was as wide and as wavering as the ocean.
- Lana Del Rey
3. Souls cross ages like clouds cross skies, an' tho' a cloud's shape nor hue nor size don't stay the same, it's still a cloud an' so is a soul. Who can say where the cloud's blowed from or who the soul'll be 'morrow? Only Sonmi the east an' the west an' the compass an' the atlas, yay, only the atlas o' clouds.
- David Mitchell, Cloud Atlas
noun. ['ˈkʌmpəs'] an area in which something acts or operates or has power or control: "the range of a supersonic jet".
- approximate range
noun. ['ˈkʌmpəs'] the limit of capability.
- stay in place
verb. ['ˈkʌmpəs'] get the meaning of something.
- get onto
- get wise
- cotton on
- catch on
- get the picture
- get it
- latch on
- bottom out
- top out
verb. ['ˈkʌmpəs'] travel around, either by plane or ship.
- point of apoapsis
noun. ['ˈkʌmpəs'] drafting instrument used for drawing circles.
verb. ['ˈkʌmpəs'] bring about; accomplish.
- point of periapsis